1. Are you a gamer? Come join us at GameNotOver.com
    If you are a gamer, then GameNotOver is your new home! Whether you are a PC, PlayStation, Xbox, Nintendo, mobile or web gamer, you will find other gamers to talk with on GameNotOver where you can get help, share reviews of the latest games and gaming technology or even wax nostalgic over the gaming days of old. Come join us and help us grow GameNotOver into a wonderful community for gamers!
    Dismiss Notice

Hate To Say It, But We Missed Marty B

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by Picksix, Jan 26, 2013.

  1. 5Stars

    5Stars Here comes the Sun...

    28,547 Messages
    3,299 Likes Received
    :laugh2: :lmao: :laugh2:
  2. DallasDW00ds0n

    DallasDW00ds0n Well-Known Member

    4,393 Messages
    1,414 Likes Received
    Yeah man with Marty b we had a massive total of 5 rushin tds on the year!!
  3. Ultimategamer5567

    Ultimategamer5567 Member

    824 Messages
    14 Likes Received
  4. thebigeasy88

    thebigeasy88 Well-Known Member

    455 Messages
    271 Likes Received
    Hannah >>>>>> Drama Queen

    Hannah is going to be a STUD.
  5. Picksix

    Picksix A Work in Progress

    5,197 Messages
    1,079 Likes Received
    Not saying I wish we had Bennett back, because I was absolutely ready to see him go. And no, weren't a dominating running team last year when he was here, and we definitely need better OL. But our run game was even worse this past year than it was the previous 2-3, and one of the reasons was the lack of blocking from the TE spot, which Bennett provided very well. Regardless of play calling duties, if we continue to employ 12 personnel on a significant basis, we need a better blocking TE.

    Not saying it's the most pressing need, but a need nonetheless.
  6. Hoofbite

    Hoofbite Well-Known Member

    34,948 Messages
    4,253 Likes Received
    I suspect any team who transitions from a 6 OL scheme to a 5 OL would miss having that 6th man no matter who he was.
  7. burmafrd

    burmafrd Benched

    43,820 Messages
    3,379 Likes Received
    if we had a good enough O line we would not need a pass blocking specialist TE
  8. Picksix

    Picksix A Work in Progress

    5,197 Messages
    1,079 Likes Received
    True, but we don't. And we haven't. It would be nice if we did, but as long we don't, we need a blocking TE. And it's always nice to have one in short yardage situations, too.
  9. xvendettax914

    xvendettax914 Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

    1,206 Messages
    1,794 Likes Received
    This. Missed marty b... Please.. Long offseason is an understatment.
  10. burmafrd

    burmafrd Benched

    43,820 Messages
    3,379 Likes Received
    BS. You can use your swing tackle on a situation like that. There is never - or should NEVER be a need to have a pass blocking specialist TE if you have a good team.
  11. InmanRoshi

    InmanRoshi Zone Scribe

    18,334 Messages
    79 Likes Received
    Was Bennett better than John Phillips? Yes, that's not setting the bar high. He was also about 10X more expensive too. I still don't get all the "rueing" going on about Bennett. He got 100% of snaps as a starter with the Giants and proved nothing to be more than middle of the road starting TE, and that was on a team that was absolutely desperate for someone to emerge as a second receiving target behind Cruz with Manningham gone and Nicks hobbled all year. Are the Giants tripping all over themselves to get him locked up?
  12. Picksix

    Picksix A Work in Progress

    5,197 Messages
    1,079 Likes Received
    Assuming you have a good enough swing tackle. Hard enough to find two good starters at OT, let alone a good backup. And with swing tackles, your basically screaming to the opponent what you're doing. With another TE in there, even if he's not a great pass catcher, it gives you more options and forces the defense to account for it.
  13. Picksix

    Picksix A Work in Progress

    5,197 Messages
    1,079 Likes Received
    I should have titled the thread differently. Too many people are missing the point. This isn't about Bennett as a receiver. And I'm not rueing the loss of Bennett per se. Just what he brought in terms of his blocking, which wasn't just better than Phillips'. It was a lot better. The fact that Phillips was a lot cheaper means nothing if he can't do the job effectively. Highly doubt he'll be back. We have Witten and Hanna, but we need a blocking TE. Oh sure, it would be great if we had an awesome 5-man OL, and didn't need one. But we don't. Not even close.
  14. EPL0c0

    EPL0c0 The Funcooker

    5,524 Messages
    741 Likes Received
    Well, for my 2cents, I think Bennett made Free a better LT. I realize that RT is a different position but it isn't a ridiculous to say that that Free struggled without that help.
  15. Holdenteller67

    Holdenteller67 Benched

    78 Messages
    0 Likes Received
    Phillips can go, he is replaceable. Hell Hannah impressed me more this year then Phillips ever did.
  16. Eddie

    Eddie Well-Known Member

    11,728 Messages
    2,362 Likes Received
    Yes, there's something wrong with using a 2nd round pick to draft a backup TE.

    Oh I fuggets. It was all about that unstoppable 2 TE formation. :bang2:
  17. burmafrd

    burmafrd Benched

    43,820 Messages
    3,379 Likes Received
    if you are talking blocking even a lousy Tackle should be better then a TE.

    Frankly that is all BS. When you are using two TEs and a stacked backfield if you do pass it will be a surprise and there will be people open. meanwhile that tackle can help pass block
  18. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

    65,788 Messages
    20,070 Likes Received
    We didn't.
  19. erod

    erod Well-Known Member

    15,264 Messages
    15,964 Likes Received
    Marty B represents all the worst qualities I hate in today's athletes. Don't miss him one iota.
  20. erod

    erod Well-Known Member

    15,264 Messages
    15,964 Likes Received
    Two entirely different kinds of tight ends. Hanna can't do what Phillips does, and vice beta.

Share This Page